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Column: View from Right Field: Teddy Nichols, Clayt Bailey and The Last Laugh


The old Sunday school lesson, “Pride goeth before a fall,” popped into my head when I realized that the brilliant column I was going to write this week wouldn’t work.

You see, I was going to comment on the nature of obituaries, an important element of any weekly newspaper. Obituaries serve a purpose; they honor those in our midst who have left us. Take last week’s obit about lifetime East Auroran, Clayt Bailey, who passed away two weeks ago at age 95. It was beautifully done by the Bailey fam...

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